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Washington Evening Journal (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Washington, Iowa The news in Brief can t Fly plane Tracy Calif. Up a inmates it a maximum Security prison Here have built an air plane hut for obvious reasons none of them will he Able to Fly it. Forty inmates at the d curl vocational institution put together the red and White Pitt special from scratch while studying for air Mechanic licenses Given by the Federal aviation administration. Actress now nun Bethlehem Conn. Up a former actress Dolores Hart who left Hollywood in 1963, has taken her final vows As a Benedictine nun. A member of the Regina Landis Community sister Dolores received the solemn consecration of a Virgin Friday from the Rev. John f. Whealon archbishop of Hartford. Sister Dolores who said she a loved the entertainment Industry and did not leave Hollywood a a person a called her commitment to the religious life an expression of a a woman a greatest liberation a expression of a a woman a greatest Dubuque sewage Dubuque up a Dubuque City Engineer John White said Friday a plan to dump up to eight million Gallons of raw sewage into the Mississippi River while a City flood valve is repaired has been called off by the army corps of engineers. White said the Federal Quality administration indicated the project was in direct violation of the National environmental policy act of 1968 and a t e r Quality standards. The City had announced earlier the sewage about two thirds the City a total would pour into the Mississippi this weekend below the Julien Dubuque dam while the flood valve was re placed. Officials said the project would take about 48 hours. Fulton lashes out at Ray leadership Des Moines up a Robert Fulton Friday lashed out at the a faltering leadership of gov. Robert d. Ray which he said has triggered a Dow spin in Iowa Industrial development and Lack of interest in government among citizens. Fulton the democratic candidate for governor said Industrial development during the past two Ray years a appears to be lagging like a tired horses speaking to members of the league of Iowa municipalities the Waterloo attorney said if the trend continues a it h e flowering Valley of our Indus trial development will soon become a a we will be Back Exa c 11 y where we were in the nearly 2ft years of complacent one party Rule prior to 1957,�?� Fulton said. Ray could not be reached for comment on the charges. Spokesmen said Ray and Iowa development commission director Chad Wymer Friday were travelling to two Iowa cities for Industrial promotion. Fulton said Ray had created a a avoid in government at the top level which failed to spark the interest of Iowa residents. A with a weak state govern ment a leadership vacuum is created and the private interest lobbies inevitably move in to Wield More influence than is in i he Public interest a Fulton said. Ray is surprised by league s move Des Moines up a gov. Robert i. Ray said the league of Iowa municipalities caught him a Little by Surprise Friday by abandoning requests for local option taxation to raise Revenue for financially hard pressed cities and towns. The league instead endorsed a one cent sales tax increase to be collected uniformly on the state level then returned to cities towns and counties on a per capita basis. A i have always thought the residents of an area should be Able to vote a special tax on themselves if it was needed and desired a said Ray. The governor called for local option taxing authority in h i s 1969 inaugural address and his 1970 state of the a state Mea Sage. The league has previously backed the local option concept too. On first learning of the move Bay appeared to be less than enthusiastic Over the league s request. A we can to attack tills problem of taxation on u piecemeal bus a he said. R f gift Mise we stun w we evening journal vol. 78 number 185 wit it install Iowa Stltt Lity levelling september i1070 once Loo say Jordan cease fire near want seige lifted bombers smash at red troops Saigon up 1152 bombers Friday night and Early today smashed at communist troops besieging fire support base of Reilly in South Vietnam a Northwest Comer. In s. Military spokesmen said today two Waves of the eight engined jets flying so High they could not he heard by the North vietnamese regulars surrounding the South vietnamese base dropped at least 180 tons of High explosive bombs within four and a half Miles of of Reilly a barbed wire perimeter. Sixteen Miles Southwest of the encircled artillery base helicopter borne America paratroopers killed 18 communist soldiers in the pre Dawn darkness today. Using spotlights on doubts persist on hostage safely by United press International doubts persisted regarding the safety and whereabouts of 54 persons shanghaied from three hijacked jetliners by palestinian guerrillas while the Swiss government awaited a reply today on a bid to Transfer the hostages from a Jordan wrenched by civil War to another Arab country. The Swiss proposal Friday included the Exchange of the hostages Many of them unwittingly caught up in world events for nearly two weeks for seven Arab guerrillas imprisoned in Europe. As Swiss ambassadors in Cairo Damascus and Baghdad relayed the offer to the egyptian syrian and iraqi governments . State department spokesman Robert j. Mccloskey said in Washington he had a nothing encouraging to report on the status of the beleaguered hostages 38 of them americans. By applies for permit to travel Saigon up a an aide to vice president and mrs. Nguyen Cao by of South Vietnam applied at the american embassy today for visas to permit the couple to travel to the United states in Earty october. . Officials confirmed. Completion of the travel formalities appeared to curb speculation that by might change his mind about visiting Washington to address a a March for Victory rally oct. 3. He has been under considerable pressure to cancel the trip because of the Impact his appearance could have on the forthcoming . Congressional elections and because it could be unsafe for him. The rally is sponsored by a righting group in support of the Vietnam War. The helicopters the . Troops sighted an estimated 4ft North vietnamese troops and opened up on them with rockets and machine guns from the helicopters the spokesmen said. Fire base of Reilly is 390 Miles North of Saigon in tile mountainous Jungles about 35 Miles South of the demilitarized zone separating North and South Vietnam. It has been under siege by communist troops for about two months. Spokesmen also said today in a delayed report that com my nist gun n e r s thursday shot Down an army Helixo it Ter on the upper coast 15 Miles Northwest of i a Nang but the two pilots of the Ahi cobra gunship were rescued unhurt. In the week since last Friday communist ground fire has downed at least 24 american helicopters and two Jet fighter bombers. In phenom penh two North vietnamese defectors said today they had been sent to Cambodia primarily to defend North vietnamese bases along the Border with South Vietnam. The two both 25-Yearold lieutenants appeared at a press conference Given by the cambodian army High command. They were identifier As it. Vul Hong son a sabotage expert trained in communist China and it. Tung Lam a logistics officer. Son said he was sent to Cambodia a to wage War in such a Way As to protect the base areas on the Border and secondly because winning the War in Cambodia gives the Viet Cong and North vietnamese inside South Vietnam free Access to manpower and 200 Des Moines youths stage fides Moines up a tire Irons chains rocks and fists were used when 200 youths began fighting outside a restaurant Here Friday night. Six arrests were made by authorities. Five were Juven i i e s and were released to the Cus today of their parents. The other youth Gary w. Thompson 19, was charged with failure to disperse. Police said they did not know what triggered the fight but they thought most of the participants came from a Post game dance at East High following a football game Between East and North High schools. No serious injuries were re ported. Authorities said they broke up the disturbance when about 20 patrolmen subdued the crowd. Weather by United press International Iowa partly Cloudy tonight and sunday. Warmer East and Central tonight and East and South sunday. Low tonight in the 60s, highs sunday 90s East to about 90 extreme West. Pilic notices today see Page 6 a probate of will Aud appointment of executor estate of Ralph Weldon Miller. Hussein ready for Accord by United press International jordanian military governor marshal Habes Almajali today gave palestinian guerrillas battling army troops in his country a two and one half hour ultimatum to s u r Render or he shot Amman radio said. The radio broadcast a statement by maj Ali at 1 30 . Which said a this is the last warning to the broadcast came after Cairo radio reported King Hussein of Jordan had promised the egyptian government he would announce an immediate cease fire in the civil War. It was not immediately Clear whether the ultimatum actually was a cease fire. Amman radio said earlier army troops controlled most of the capital. Lac official Cairo radio said Hussein made the pledge of a cease fire to it. Gen. Moharem Sadek egyptian president carnal Abdel Nasser a special envoy to Jordan. Earlier the Semi official Middle East news Agency Mena said Sadek notified Nasser of the Kings bid to end the heavy fighting which has torn across the country for three Days. Several previously announced cease fires Between the two sides have failed some within hours. Jordanian troops used artillery and tanks against the rifles and mortars wielded by the commandos in a bid to score a Quick knockout blow against the guerrillas. The commandos said fighting spread to Ajlouny and Zerka 31 and 12 Miles North of Amman respectively. In Beirut or. Pierre Bois sier the International red Cross special representative s a i d a red Cross plane with nine doctors and nurses and seven tons of medical supplies would arrive from Nicosia and attempt to land in Amman today. The Mena dispatch said that a president Nasser has received a message from Gen. Sadek. Saying that he met King Hussein this morning and that the King promised a cease fire would take effect and the King would announce it direct communication Between Jordan and the outside world remained Cut off hut All reports indicated mounting carnage in the countrywide fighting now in its third Day. The palestinian red Crescent society equivalent of the red Cross said hundreds of persons were killed thousands wounded and Amman had been turned continued on Page 2 Black Panther Arsenal patrolman Alex Vega of the new Orleans police crime lab picks up one of the pistols seized Early this week after lawmen routed 14 Black panthers from the fortified Headquarters in the desire Street project. The panthers had been terrorizing the neighbourhood and patrolling police since sunday night and were arrested after they resisted arrest warrants with gunfire. A up telephoto. In Council Bluffs area food poisoning strikes 58 Des Moines us a state health department officials revealed Friday night at least 58 people have been stricken by an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning in the South Sioux City neb., area. The poisoning came from one or several foods served in a Buffet line at the Marina inn in South Sioux City. According to Norman in Walewski d c p u i y commissioner of Public health. Pawlewski said at least la of the victims have been hospitalized and the degree of report cd illness ranges from minor to severe. Commissioner of health or. Arnold Reeve said the suspected meal apparently was served on sunday sept. 13. Salmonella has been cultured from spec mens obtained from five ill and hospitalized persons it a Csc said All of whom selected food from the Buffet line. The health officials said the grand masonic Lodge of Iowa held a convention in Sioux City Iowa during the past week and some of the Early Comers might have eaten at the Marina i n n. Consequently Reeve said food poisoning symptoms could turn up throughout Iowa and Nebraska and he warned physicians to be on the look out for other victims. It was the second Large outbreak of Salmonella poisoning in the Iowa area in less than a year. Last october hundreds of convention goers from across the country suffered food poisoning of the Salmonella variety at a catered meal served at a Des Moines hotel. Pawlewski said Salmonella is an organism carried by uncooked poultry. Cooking kills the organism but it is possible to Transfer the Salmonella to prepared foods or other uncooked foods depending on tile preparation facilities and techniques. Officials have not yet been Able to determine which food was responsible for the outbreak. Pawlewski said persons eating the contaminated food stuffs should have become ill within 48 hours of the meal. Most of the reported cases he said occurred on monday or tuesday of last week Reeve said the food poisoning outbreak was reported to t h e Iowa health department on Friday by Tom co rot hers director of the Sioux City health department. Nebraska officials have reportedly called Iii Federal agents to help investigate the outbreak. While normally a severe and painful illness Salmonella Poi soiling can he fatal if contracted by a person with other physical ailments or an infant Pawlewski said. Apt. Edgar Cocke rigid introduces emaciated members of the Crew of a 45-foot Sloop who were picked up by the Niagara Falls utter being without food for 19 Days. The Crew had been the object of a Pacific wide search since Early last month a up telephoto. Found in Pacific wants missiles taken away Meir demands egyptian move Washington up a pros poets for resumption of the Mideast peace talks Limiter in mediator Gunnar v. Jarring appeared dim today following meetings Between israeli prime Munster Golda Meir and the highest officials of the Nixon administration. There did however seem to by it a realistic possibility that the Iii Clay cease fire ill the Middle East which began aug 7 might Lee prolonged into the fall and Winter. These possibilities emerged Friday in a press conference held by mrs Meir after she met president Nixon at tile White House and talked to secret a a it of state William p borers at the state depart ment the prime minister made it Clear i m and would not return to the new York in talks until Egypt pulled Back the missiles which have been reportedly moved into the standstill zone along the Suez canal Iii violation of the ceasefire arrangements. Mrs. Men said no amount of arms shipments from the United states could persuade Israel to Overlook tho reported violations. Nixon net pressing a irrespective of the need for arms Israel has no intention of participating in any talks until the situation is mrs. Meir said. She said the United states was seeking rectification by taking the Issue up xxx till Egypt and the soviet Union but she offered no Hope that any pullback would be forthcoming. On the contrary she said egyptian violations Are a icon tinning but she would not go into detail a on the future of the ceasefire a she said noting Ilia i israeli soldiers were not being killed if Egypt Falls in love with the cease fire then peace will be no problem. President Nixon apparently did not try to persuade mrs Meir to soften her position on peace talks with assurances of future arms supplies and economic assistance jordanian concern meanwhile administration officials remained extremely concerned Over the civil War in Jordan and the unknown Fate of the airline passengers who continue to be held hostage. The defense department disclosed that tin 6th Fleet in the Eastern Mediterranean was being augmented by several ships including the helicopter Carrier Guam the state department indicated the ship movements Wert connected xxx till the possible evacuation of americans from Jordan. But department spokesman Robert j. Mccloskey studiously left open the Poss Ihil Ity thai tin United states might intervene directly on the Side of King Hussein. Officials however went to pains to say the United states was not actively preparing an Ini Erven Tim intercepted memo Al i israelis the holy Laud the question is can a a Amie re woman handle tills crisis yours Vrej

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